I'm quite picky when it comes to foundations at the best of times, but when the weather gets warmer, I add to the never ending list of qualities I look for in a base. I want a foundation that has great longevity, a lightweight feel and a good amount of coverage all whilst looking natural. Here are my five current favourite everyday Summer bases.
First up is a long time go-to of mine and it's the Bourjois Healthy Mix Serum* which ticks all the right boxes. The radiance it gives off is amazing as it doesn't make my complexion appear sweaty, but it covers my blemishes enough that if I want to go without concealer then I can.
I didn't expect to like the It Cosmetics CC+ Cream* as much as I do, but with added SPF and the way it perfects my skin- it's a Summer must have. Although it feels comfortable to wear, it still offers a good amount of coverage, making it great for if you want to wear it out in the evening too.
If the It Cosmetics offering is a little bit on the steep side for you then I'd recommend checking out the NYX Bare With Me Tinted Skin Veil as I find they have a similar finish and formula. It doesn't have the SPF protection or longevity that CC Cream has, but it's a great alternative if you need something to wear on a day to day basis.
The Kosas Tinted Face Oil* is the newest in this line up and it's recently come to the UK via Cult Beauty. It's unlike any of the other bases that I've featured as it's ultra light in touch so much so that you can barely feel it on the skin. If you've got an oily complexion I don't think this will be the one for you as it does need powdering when first applied, but if you like a glowy base then definitely check it out.
Last up is the Lumene Instant Glow Fresh Skin Tint* which is a hydrating option that has a light coverage to just illuminate and even out the skin tone, whilst making your skin underneath shine through.
What are your favourite Summer bases?